E-books

These ebooks, collections of the most insightful and informative pieces published in the3rdimagazine, are available FREE to members of the3rdimagazine co-operative.

If you are not a member they can be downloaded for £1.99 per book.

  • BUSINESS IQ – Phil Birch, Business Consultant, Speaker and Author of the groundbreaking book Ethiconomics, is a founder member of the3rdimagazine and has been writing business articles for us since launch. This e-book covers twelve topics from enterprise to franchising. Read more …..
  • EQUALITY MATTERS – Now, more than ever, it is important that we address the issues of gender imbalance. The3rdimagazine has had many wonderful articles on the subject, the best of which are collected here.  Read more
  • DIVERSITY – Girls wear pink, Boys wear blue. Girls play with dolls, Boys play with toy trucks. Women are hairdressers, Men are plumbers. Women are nurses, Men are doctors. These are just a few of the gender stereotypes which we’ve all heard, and maybe even reinforced, with our own life choices. This e-book brings together opinion pieces from members and guest writers which address the challenges of diversity in the workplace and beyond. Read more
  • WOMENS’s ENTERPRISE – This informative e-book explores the state of Women’s Enterprise in the UK. It is based on a lecture the editor of the magazine gave to Liverpool Hope University and articles which were submitted to the magazine in the run up to the ‘The Women’s Business and Enterprise Conference’, which was held in Glasgow, May 2013. Read more …
  • LEADERSHIP  – When asked, “What is leadership?” or  What makes a good leader?” we all have an opinion. We might not agree with each other but we are each clear in our own minds what leadership is. This ebook brings together opinion pieces from some of our fantastic regular feature writers and expert articles from leasers in the field.  Read more …
  • CREATIVITY – When you saw that word “creativity”, I’m willing to bet you said something like “But I can’t draw”! So the great news is, there’s no drawing skill required here. A fantastic selection of articles to boost your creativity.  Read more
  • COMMUNITY – Just what is community in business? Is it the place in which the buildings sit? Is it your employees? Your customers and suppliers, perhaps? Or maybe it is all of those things. We explore what community means and how we can use new business thinking to create more robust and sustainable business and communities.  Read more …
  • CHANGE – Change is constant. If this sounds like a contradiction, well it is! This collection of articles looks at change, and how best to cope with it. Read more
  • POTENT 6 – Louie Gardner, the author of these articles, is one of a very few people across the world applying and developing systems thinking and adaptive leadership capacity through the integrating field of Human Systems Dynamics (HSD).  Collected from Louie’s pieces for the3rdimagazine, this ebook covers a wide range of issues affecting contemprary leadership and beyond.  Read more …
  • WORKING FROM HOME – If you work from home, or are thinking of working from home, this collection of advice from time managers, home-workers, mums and business experts will help you run your business and maintain your sanity! Read more ……
  • A YEAR OF COACHING – We have had some of the UK’s leading personal, life and business coaches write for the3rdimagazine. We have collected together twelve of the most inspirational articles into this e-book, so that you can read and enjoy a topic a month for the next year.
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  • NETWORKING – Social Media, Business Breakfasts, Dinners, Networking groups, this ebook is your guide to networking and how to make it work for you. Read more ……
  • ETHICAL ENTERPRISE – Are we ready for The Big Society? What is Corporate Social Responsibility? What is a social enterprise? These questions and more are answered in this ebook through a variety of articles from those working in social enterprise and interviews with social entrepreneurs. Read more ……
  • EVERYDAY SEXISM – There is no doubt that sexism exists, and not just in the workplace. It is a part of everyday society. Does this mean that it is acceptable? No. Does this mean that everyone is sexist to some extent? Maybe. Read more……
  • LEADERSHIP 2013 – “Command and Control” leadership is dead or at the very least not particularly effective for the majority of organisations. Instead, 21st century leaders need to focus on inspiring, encouraging and empowering those who work for them. They need to be servant leaders. Read more……
  • MENTORING- After so many articles and schemes about how to find a mentor, and get mentored, you would think it’s a formality. But for most entrepreneurs, start-up and even other executives, we find that a lot of assumptions are getting in the way before you even apply to attend a mentoring programme. Read more……
  • BEING A WOMEN IN 2014- So what is it that we have to work to change in this year of 2014 to continue to make improvements to the position of women in our society and world-wide? Read more…

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